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Chesterfield County, Virginia


Page Contents for Chester, Virginia

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Chester is approximately 18,000 (2000), 20987 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,839 (1990), 7985 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chester is 33.646 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.321 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chester to Washington DC is 109 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 12 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chester is positioned 37.35 degrees north of the equator and 77.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.


about ten miles south of Richmond near Petersburg. Interstate 95 forms the community's eastern border, while the communities of Bellwood, Harrowgate and Courthouse are located to the north, south and east, respectively. The community of Enon lies east of Chester. US Route 1 and State Route 10 cut through Chester. It is also located where both routes intersect.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Chester.

Chester is of the county's older, unincorporated villages. It is a growing area. Back in the mid 1800's, Chester was on the county's main east-west road, the Bermuda Hundred Road. Also, several railroads intersected there.
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Learn more about Chester at Chester Online.
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Chester City Government

US Post Office
4238 W Hundred Rd
Chester, VA 23831-1733
Phone: 804-748-5696

Chesterfield County page - official site

Chester Chamber

Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce

Chester Organizations

Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce

Chester Libraries

Chesterfield County Library
12140 Harrowgate Rd
Chester, VA 23831-4416
Phone: 804-748-6314

John Tyler Community College Library
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA 23831-5316
Phone: 804-796-4068

Chester Schools

John Tyler Community College
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester, Virginia 23831
Phone: 804-796-4000

Atlantic Baptist Bible College
500 Baptist Ln
Chester, VA 23836-5781
Phone: 804-530-1311 Chester


The population of Chester was:
1990 - 14,986
2000 - 18,000
2005 - 20,100 (projection)

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